A little bit more about who we are.
Dr Sheanna Maine
BSc, BMBS, FRACS (Orth) FAOA
Dr Maine is an Adult Lower Limb Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in Paediatric Orthopaedics and Limb Reconstruction. Sheanna currently operates at North West Private and Brisbane Private Hospitals. Her Public appointments include the Queensland Children’s Hospital as a Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon and at Redcliffe Hospital in Adult Lower Limb Orthopaedic surgery.
Sheanna completed her Medical degree from Flinders University in 2002 and trained in Orthopaedic Surgery in SA and QLD from 2005, achieving FRACS in 2010. She undertook a fellowship in Paediatric Orthopaedics at the Royal Childrens Hospital in Melbourne in 2012 where she worked in General Paediatric Orthopaedics, Limb Reconstruction and Paediatric Sports Medicine. She has also completed a travelling fellowship in Patellofemoral surgery. Sheanna is secretary of the Australian Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society and is also a faculty member of the Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society having been an organizing committee member and instructional course lecturer for the past 4 years.
Since returning to Brisbane, Sheanna has continued her adult and paediatric practices, focusing on:
- Primary Total Hip replacement
- Primary Total Knee replacement
- Adult and Paediatric Sports Injury including Patellofemoral dislocation, ACL injuries, Osteochondral Defects, and Meniscal injury.
- General Paediatric Orthopaedics including Clubfoot, Hip dysplasia, Perthes disease and SUFE
- Lower limb deformity correction surgery and limb lengthening / reconstruction in both children and adults
Sheanna is currently collaborating with Griffith University in researching the consequences of lower limb malalignment on the patellofemoral joint, as well as joint reaction forces in the lower limb. Her passion for Deformity correction and Limb reconstruction surgery has seen her travel to the USA where she has completed the Baltimore Deformity Course and undertaken further training in Congenital Limb Deficiency Surgery. She has also travelled to Kurgan, to visit the Ilizarov institute.
Sheanna spends her spare time with her family and trains in Shotokan karate having competed for Queensland and Australia in two World Cups. Having had three of her own ACL reconstructions, she has developed a unique insight into the needs of the adolescent and adult athlete. Sheanna has also devoted time to Orthopaedics in developing countries and hopes to continue General Orthopaedic Outreach work in the Pacific islands. She travels to Kiribati once a year to assist in management and teaching of Orthopaedic conditions to the local orthopaedic team.
Articles and Publications
Original research in the anatomy of the quadriceps muscle published in JBJS 2019
Research into Paediatric and Adolescent Patellofemoral Stability
Research in conjunction with Griffith University
Surgeon brings Limb Lengthening expertise to the Private
In Focus 2018 – Edition 14, Brisbane Private Hospital
Patellofemoral joint alignment is a major risk factor for recurrent patellar dislocation in children and adolescents: a systematic review
Barzan M, Maine S, Modenese L, et al. JISAKOS 2018;3:287–297.
PFJ Travelling Fellowship Update
Rebecca has joined our team as our Practice Manager and brings a wealth of knowledge to the QLD LRC with over 12 year’s experience in the health care industry.
Rebecca’s work ethic and initiative have transformed our Practice. She goes out of her way to help our patients navigate the health care system and has positively influenced our patient experiences with her understanding of the processes involved in all aspects of surgical treatment. Her diligence and compassionate attitude have resulted in increased patient satisfaction with our service and care.
In her free time, Rebecca enjoys going to the gym and spending family time with her husband and daughter.
Dr Stacey Compton
B Phty, B Ex Sci, MBBS, FACSEP
Dr Stacey Compton BPthy B Ex Sci MBBS FACSEP is a Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician. She has also been a registered Physiotherapist since 2005, having graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Exercise Science. Dr Compton brings together a combination of medical, physiotherapy and exercise science skills to the practice of sports medicine. Dr Compton is currently the Chief Medical Officer for the High Performance Australian Triathlon and Paratriathlon teams, and Doctor to the Queensland Academy of Sport Softball, Triathlon and Waterpolo teams.
In addition to these roles, Dr Compton has worked extensively with community rugby teams, and is currently affiliated with Wests Rugby Union, and Norths Rugby Union. She has provided medical coverage of Rugby Union matches at the Premier, NRC, ARU and QRU junior representative level. She has also been part of the concussion team for the Wallabies at their Brisbane based matches, and provided medical coverage for Intrust Super Cup Rugby League matches, and AFLW matches.
Other previous sports medicine experience and events coverage includes Club Doctor to Brisbane Roar A-League and Y-League teams, Commonwealth Games 2018, Brisbane International Tennis, Swimming Australia Nationals and Grand Prix, elite cricket, ITU medical director for elite triathlon racing, marathon coverage and numerous Paralympic sporting events. Dr Compton has also worked in the Australian Institute of Sport Medical Department, supporting athletes in the residential programs and training camps. Stacey takes a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to sports medicine, ensuring the highest quality care for elite athletes to weekend warriors, those new to exercise, or people with musculoskeletal concerns.
For further information, please visit Stacey’s website at drstaceycompton.com.au
With a background in physiotherapy and extensive experience in managing patients undergoing Limb Reconstruction Surgery at the QCH, Alana’s expertise is matched only by her vivacious personality. Her role as a Limb Reconstruction Coordinator involves patient education, coordination of care with community physiotherapists and liaison with Dr Maine to ensure the best possible outcomes are achieved.